Senior Consulting Engineer – Security

Full Time
Posted 1 week ago

CSA is looking to recruit a Senior Consulting Engineer with specialisation in Security who will deliver security services and projects for CSA’s customers including but not limited to:

  • Delivering security audit and assessment services
  • Designing security centric solution architectures
  • Implementing security infrastructure solutions
  • Mentoring engineers / consultants, undertaking quality assurance of their work and acting as the point of escalation for security related issues
  • Acting as the Lead Engineer for complex projects incorporating multiple technology streams
  • Working closely with CSA’s Security Practice Lead to develop new security products and services
  • Occasionally performing pre-sales activities such as producing technical inputs required for qualified proposals (e.g. architecture diagrams, work statements, service estimates, bill of materials, assumptions/caveats)
  • Developing internal templates, standards, and knowledge base articles for security products and topics

Required Experience:

  • 8 + years of information security experience of which at least 5 years have been in an architect role
  • Deep understanding of threat/risk methodologies and techniques
  • Considerable experience delivering security audit services including current state assessments, penetration tests and vulnerability assessments
  • Proven experience in a customer facing role, including communication of complex technical topics with non-technical business stakeholders via face to face and written communication.
  • Comprehensive subject matter expertise with security products (open source & commercial), including Vulnerability Assessments and Penetration Testing tools, Firewall, IPS, Remote Access, Authentication and Access control, Network load balancers and Application Delivery Controllers, Operating System (Windows, Linux and Unix), Hypervisor and Application Hardening, SIEM and Log/Event management systems, Wireless and Mobile Security and Data Loss Prevention. 
  • Experience with Public Cloud, Hybrid Cloud and SaaS security architectures and solutions
  • Hands on experience with automation of tasks with scripting languages such as python, ruby, perl, PowerShell, and/or Bourne shell
  • Considerable experience with enterprise Route/Switch technologies and strong foundational network design experience

Desirable Experience:

  • Working knowledge of Security Frameworks (e.g. SABSA) and Enterprise Architecture Frameworks (e.g. TOGAF)
  • Ability to interpret/apply standards, policies and legislation (e.g. ISO27001, PCI DSS, COBIT, SOX, DPA, HMG SPF)
  • Solid understanding of ITIL-based service delivery management and associated IT operations management tools
  • Proficiency with designing infrastructure solutions including networking, compute, storage & application platforms
  • DevOps skills and experience with orchestration/configuration management tools (e.g. Puppet, Chef, Ansible)
  • Experience working in a security operations environment and delivering managed security services

Desirable Qualifications:

  • A relevant university degree, or equivalent professional experience
  • Security Certifications – CISSP, SABSA, GCIH, GPEN, CEH
  • Vendor Certifications – Palo Alto, Cisco, Splunk, Aruba, Citrix, VMWare, AWS

Located in our fantastic CBD office, you will work with an incredibly talented team of professionals in a supportive and professional work environment. At CSA we want to make sure that our employees experience an extraordinary career. We promote a high-performance based culture with a strong focus on training and development opportunities.

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